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£740
raised of £60,000 target by 20 supporters

    Weʼve raised £740 to rebuild race truck and replace racing equipment after devastating fire

    Louth, United Kingdom
    Funded on Friday, 1st September 2017

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    PTR Honda rider Jules Cluzel's battle for victory with Kenan Sofuoglu at Misano last month might have looked hot but it was the team's race truck that burst into flames on the journey back to its Lincolnshire base.

    Fortunately no-one was injured in the fierce fire that started when a tyre blew out on the left hand side of the trailer but significant damage had been sustained to both the unit and its contents before the alarm was raised.

    The trailer was brought back from France last week and the team began the soul destroying task of recovering what could be salvaged and are only now able to assess the true extent and cost of the damage which runs into tens of thousands of pounds.

    PTR Honda Team Manager, Simon Buckmaster said: “This is a huge setback for the team at this stage of the season. Jules is currently only 30 points off taking the lead in the Championship and we want to be in a position to keep his very real hopes of becoming World Supersport Champion alive.”

    “There is an unbelievable amount of work to do to put this right. We will do it, the team have been fantastic with their effort and dedication. We want to give ourselves the best chance to be World Champion this year but realistically for a private team this is a huge financial blow. There is a large hole in the side of the truck that was cut to ensure the fire was completely extinguished and there is an even bigger hole in the budget to run the team for the rest of the season which is why we are appealing to the PTR Honda fans and the wider racing community for their help at this challenging time.”

    If the target is achieved the team will hold a draw for one lucky donor to win VIP tickets to the last European World Supersport round at Jerez as guests of PTR Honda !

    Donations will be used to rebuild the trailer and replace the equipment destroyed by the fire.

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      20

      • Claire Leboucher

        Claire Leboucher

        Aug 29, 2017

        Good luck ! Allez Jules !

        £20.00

      • Hermance Lemoine

        Hermance Lemoine

        Jul 24, 2017

        Bonjour je supporte Jules et Robin depuis des années et je voulais un peu vous aider. J'espère que vous trouverez les fonds nécessaires. À bientôt à Portimao

        £20.00

      • Mick Bar

        Mick Bar

        Jul 23, 2017

        courage Jules

        £10.00

      • Dominique  Domain

        Dominique Domain

        Jul 22, 2017

        Aller Jules !

        £30.00

      • Laurent  MOULIGNEAUX

        Laurent MOULIGNEAUX

        Jul 22, 2017

        Bon courage pour la remise en état de votre matériel ! A bientôt en Allemagne !!Good luck for the restoration of your equipment!See you soon in Germany !!

        £100.00

      • Serge Rouquet

        Serge Rouquet

        Jul 22, 2017

        To support the team ! Good luck !

        £10.00

      • Jonathan Przybyla-Toscano

        Jonathan Przybyla-Toscano

        Jul 22, 2017

        I hope this small gesture will can help you. I am with you. Allez Jules on veut te voir sur la piste !!

        £30.00

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      PTR Honda Ltd

      PTR Honda Ltd

      Louth, United Kingdom

      PTR Honda is the successful World Supersport Championship race team. Runner up in the World Championship for three out of four years and winner of 19 races to date. Going for the Championship in 2017.

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